As Bill Hicks would have said...
... is life too fucking weird or what?
Alex Jones published a photo, supposedly from a 1982 issue of the SF Chronicle, that shows a smiling John Kerry as he visits... well, as he visits Anton Szandor LaVey, former leader of the Church of Satan.
That's all I'm going to say about it. Personally, I don't think the event itself is such a big deal, or that it somehow proves anything, like Jones seems to imply (as if LaVey and all Bonesmen belonged to some Cartel of General Wholesale Evil).
I'm just enjoying this newest flash of surreality sweeping across the mediasphere.
But it would be fun, again for the surrealistic effect, to drop by the library sometime, check out the July 17, 1982 Chronicle and see that photo for myself — if it really exists, that is. How was that old journalistic adage? "Fact check everything. If your mother says she loves you, check it out", or something like that.
(Thanks to American Samizdat for the link.)
UPDATE: And in fact, the photo has been quickly revealed as a fake. Thanks to the two people that commented on my post on Disinfo for the heads-up. Guess that opportunity to nose around a bunch of old, dusty newspapers is blown... case closed.